Example 25-71

Wanbala mayi, im peising derrei, wanbala mayi peisin dijei.
Wan-bala
one-adj2
mayi,
man
im
3sg
peis-ing
face-prog2
derr-ei,
dist-way
wan-bala
one-adj2
mayi
man
peis-in
face-prog2
dij-ei.
prox-way
One man is facing that way, one man is facing this way. (Context: spatial elicitation game)

Comment:
Variety: Spoken Victoria River, Younger Generation. This example illustrates the numeral wanbala 'one'. Mayi is a Jaminjung word.
Type:
elicited from speaker
Source:
Fieldwork Schultze-Berndt